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A00922 Summary:

Amd S1012, RWB L
Relates to the display of live races and special events on telephones.
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A00922 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 8, 2015
        Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Racing and Wagering
        AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
          relation to displaying live races and special events on telephones
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.  Subdivision 17 of section 1012 of the racing,  pari-mutuel
     2  wagering  and  breeding  law,  as  amended by chapter 174 of the laws of
     3  2013, is amended and a new subdivision 19 is added to read as follows:
     4    17. For the purposes of this section,  "telephone  wagering  accounts"
     5  shall mean and include all those wagers which utilize any wired or wire-
     6  less  communications device, including but not limited to wireline tele-
     7  phones, wireless telephones and the internet, to display live races  and
     8  special events and transmit the placement of wagers on races and special
     9  events  offered  by  any regional off-track betting corporation, and any
    10  harness, thoroughbred, quarter horse racing association  or  corporation
    11  licensed or franchised to conduct pari-mutuel racing in this state.
    12    19.  The  provisions  of  this  section  shall  not  be subject to the
    13  provisions of section one thousand three  of  this  article  insofar  as
    14  those  provisions  require  the  participation as a contracting party or
    15  otherwise of the regional  off-track  betting  corporation,  however  no
    16  races  or  special events shall be displayed without the express consent
    17  of the originator of the races or special events.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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